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#ReadingForParity Week 4: Sex With Strangers by Laura Eason

Given the importance of online interaction in Sex With Strangers (through blogs, e-publishing, apps, etc), it’s rather ironic that I initially connected with its writer Laura Eason via Twitter, as a result of my #ReadingForParity blog project.  1,292 more words

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Essential Reading: July 2015

July marks the halfway point of my reading year and, so far, I have finished 30 books from my target of 60 for 2015 which means that I’m on track to achieve my reading goal. 632 more words



Ela detestava-o porque no amor há umas camadas inferiores ao ódio […] sem ela, a família não existiria; sabia muito bem que cada um deles teria fugido dos outros, e para não voltar. 53 more words



The Lover – Marguerite Duras

Thành thật mà nói thì mình thấy The Lover không quá xuất sắc về nội dung. Nhưng phải khen Marguerite Duras vì đã diễn tả tâm lý quá tuyệt vời. 1,121 more words


Portrait of the week #4 - Marguerite Duras

This Grand Dame of French literature was prevailed upon by someone in my photo agency Rapho to write a preface for a book of photos by Janine Niépce (also in Rapho). 161 more words

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Marguerite Duras and Yann Andréa Steiner

Victoria Best (Open Letters Monthly) recounts the relationship between French writer and filmmaker Marguerite Duras and Yann, a devoted follower of her work

In 1979, aged 65, the iconic French writer Marguerite Duras was exhausted, creatively emptied out and drinking herself to death. 157 more words


That Writing Takes Advantage

Marguerite Duras, naming the referents and compulsions and privileges of writing, in an essay entitled “The Death of a Young British Pilot”:

Emotions of that order, very subtle, very profound, very carnal, and essential, and completely unpredictable, can hatch entire lives in a body.

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